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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
joins us in vallejo this evening with details. >> reporter: good evening. the mayor has faced a lot of challenges since taking office but nothing rises to this level. you can see the damage caused when an arsonist set fire to the mayor's private law office over the weekend. today mayor davis spoke for the first time about the torching calling it malicious and cowardly. >> although i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me, let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. >> reporter: a defiant vallejo mayor says he went let saturday morning's arson fire that destroyed his private law office steer him off course but davis believes the torching was political. >> i will say that the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to over the recent past causes me to believe that this incident is related to my position as mayor. >> reporter: the mayor would not elaborate but he's had his share of critics through the years. he got off to a rocky start in 2007 when he won the election by just three votes, only to have to lead the city throu
NBC
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
us, we've had them from the first day. >> stock options are risky, and big salaries few and far between the. but well-stocked 401(k) plan, that's paying off. they tend to be diversified not just in stocks, but according to "usa today." the typical plan even for those near retirement is only around $64,000. they are growing and that's good but they'll only take care of you later in life if you put enough money into them now. >>> b.a.r.t. is inching closer to the south bay. the transit agency celebrated a major milestone, crews in fremont, the extension is 5.4 mile track going south from the existing fremont station and ending in another part of fremont where a new station will be built. the tunnel took three years to complete. it runs under lake elizabeth and required 70,000 cubic yards of poured reinforced concrete. >> it's about 1991, b.a.r.t. has been thrilled to pieces we might reach this day and we're finally here. so we're excited to celebrate. >> a lot of excitement. once in operation, it will take b.a.r.t. trains 60 seconds to travel and come out on the other side. the wa
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
livermore lab are using the smallest slivers of evidence to identify victims of natural disasters and murders. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez got a rare behind the scenes look. >> reporter: it is truly remarkable technology. top minds here at the lawrence livermore laboratory have figured out a new way to help law enforcement solve cases. it involves examining teeth and it could some day play a crucial role in solving murder mysteries. scientists at lawrence livermore laboratory are diving into new territory, teaming up with law enforcement to solve cold cases. >> for the most part the technique is not well known because it's not part of the usual tool box of techniques law enforcement uses. >> reporter: but that may soon change thanks to the work of senior scientist bruce buchholz. his research revealed above ground testing of nuclear weapons in the 1950s and 1960s has left radioactive carbon sealed into enamel of people's teeth. by testing dental remains using a device called an accelerator he can pinpoint a birth date within one to two years helping police identify victims of cr
NBC
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
us. >> reporter: not a usual day when there's law enforcement involved. the edwards family says the issue of where they live, they say, only came up after they pushed for more help with their girls' nut allergies. but the superintendent says a full investigation confirms that the family does not live in los gatos and adds that the only choice was to call in police. >> they have their guns, their full uniforms on. >> reporter: two los gatos police officers were waiting for the edwards in the school office ready to escort them off campus. the superintendent says calling in police for residency disputes happened twice with two different families last fall and says again this time it was the parents who forced her hand. >> this was a matter of the parents came to school, was not supposed to be on site and so the police helped us to articulate that they needed to be off campus infountil the mat was resolved. >> reporter: the edwards say these bills prove their residency and accuse the body of revoking the enrollment of the girls to avoid dealing with their life had t-threatening ca nut a
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
thing police say they found in his home. marianne favro joins us with the new details. >> reporter: dr. marvin bottom was a practicing peetd trigs for years now accused of providing drugs to minors. for nearly five years the doctor worked here as a director of the valley health plan which provides health benefits to more than 80,000 santa clara employees and families. now he is on $1 million bail facing a list of charges. >> 18 felony counts including conspiracy, possession of methamphetamine for sale, possession of mdma ecstasy for sale, furnishing marijuana to minors, offering to furnish methamphetamine to minors. >> reporter: investigators started checking up on the doctor, while his desk job involved no parents he was writing prescriptions. >> he prescribed 29 individuals over 111 prescriptions of typically abused substances, primarily objection i codone. >> this is his estate. investigators say they found plenty of evidence here. >> the home according to the agents was essentially littered with burnt foils that are used to smoke oxycontin and the straws, there was marijuana growin
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
starts tomorrow. monty francis joins us with the last-minute preparations. i can even see behind you some sneak peeks what we're going to see tomorrow. >> reporter: raj, we're here at pier 54 where workers are racing against the clock, getting ready for the big parade. you can see they're putting the finishing touches on some of these floats. across town at city hall, they're gearing up for what is sure to be a huge celebration. more than a million people flooded the city in 2010 for the ticker tape parade honoring the giants. so the mayor is urging anyone planning to come into the city tomorrow to take public transportation and be prepared for long lines and big crowds. >> we all want everybody to come down. but because of the sheer numbers, we ask that everybody look out for each other as a team would. >> reporter: the parade starts at 11:00 tomorrow morning. market street will close between 1st and 10th streets at 9:30. today, the mayor presented the giants' chief executive with a paper dragon, suggesting the year of the dragon must have given luck to the team. he said tomorro
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, they're used in military combat, but now aerial drones are being considered by law enforcement as a cost-cutting way to use technology to fight crime and save lives. stephanie is live with the details. there are fears that the use of these drones could be an invasion of privacy. >> reporter: that's right, concerns over privacy sand civil rights. the sheriff's office is the one dringing this idea up, and it is very preliminary at this point. but here is a picture of a thrown that they tested just two months ago, that the office tested two months ago. a handful of law enforcement agencies in the country have gotten federal approval to use them. and if the sheriff's office does so, it would be the first in california. >> you'll be able to see what the drone is seeing as it's flying. >> reporter: at four pounds and four feet wide, this drone gets a bird's-eye view that officers on the ground are often blind to. >> it can save lives. >> reporter: in this demonstration in dub lick, it's a man standing in the shadows on a roof top with explosives in his reach. >> near priceless. it's valua
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
killed. a deputy eventually found allman hiding. marianne favro joins us. >> reporter: this is the street -- a day at work at the cement plant began with a predawn bloodbath as 47-year-old allman opened fire on his co-workers. he killed three and injured six. >> then he shot and looked at people right now, it was like a one by one thing. >> reporter: when he came to carey he says he ran out of bullets. sergeant jim post was one of the first deputies on scene. >> when we went in there was a lot of blood. you could smell the gunpowder. just the look on the people's faces, the victims. >> reporter: he says victims with only one gunshot wound were performing first aid to those more severely injured. allman took off making his way to this neighborhood where more than 100 deputies searched for him. they found him the next morning in a driveway. >> did not expect him to be hiding between our two cars in the driveway so he was crouched here. ba-ba-ba. >> reporter: deputies fired. the bullets came through the door and exited out the side wall. >> reporter: one year later she still has bulle
NBC
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the snow, including nbc bay area's own vicky wynn. we have you on the phone now. we know you're used to being up in lake tahoe but how bad is it? >> we are jokingly calling it snowmageddon, but that's a little bit. we thought we would get three or four inches of snow. we'd take the baby up for her first experience of snow. wake up monday morning, it seemed like a foot of snow on the ground already. from sunday to today i'd say we've had at least a foot and a half, if not more. we're in this area called christmas valley. my mother-in-law tells me that we actually get more snow here, but it is still south lake tahoe. over the hill, right, when you are driving in from the bay area. so, i mean, outside, absolutely picturesque beautiful. i think you're looking at some of the photos i snapped with my phone and maybe a little bit of video from today. the fleurys have been coming intermittently pretty consistently throughout our stay here. in fact, we were planning to head home today but it's been a chain the entire time on 50. i don't think there's been any closures but chains required for
NBC
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
used by the federal government overseas. the drones can get a bird's eye view of an area and send back a live feed to people on the ground. sheriff's officials said they would only use the drone for emergencies and proactive policing such as spotting illegal marijuana groves. >> the tools aren't much different than what he already have. it's giving a different vantage point to a dangerous situation that arises. >> not everyone is a fan of the idea. the aclu is concerned about privacy issues and suggested they should only be used when there's a warrant. >>> coming up next at 6:00 with less than two weeks until the election the official polls are both mixed, but there's one very unofficial poll that you might be forgetting about. also coming up -- >> everybody's mouth drops when they come in here. >> from a dream to a small empire in our bay area proud exclusive one woman found a way to turn an unlikely interest into a bay area first. >>> just ten days to election day and both sides are trying to campaign around the hurricane on the east coast. nbc bay area brian mooar shows us. >>
NBC
Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. prisoners pay up to $1,000 for each phone. inmates use phones to rung street gangs and other organized crime. 4,000 bucks for a strip club using public funds. leaders of the port of oakland are on the the hot seem. maritime operations direct james kwan racked up a $4500 bill at a houston strip club back in 2008. te it was spent to enter stain shipping executives. kwan submitted a receipt and was reimbursed the entire amount. they held an emergency meeting on reimbursement policies on friday and met again tonight about an hour ago. however, they aren't confirming kwan was the person in question. they plan to hold more meetings this week and are in the process of updating several employee policies. >>> we're staying in oakland right now. a tense standoff is over, but the suspect is still on the loose. oakland police surrounded a home at the intersection of 21st and chestnut. the s.w.a.t. team was there as well as the hostage negotiator and a canine unit. there were several people in the apartment when they first arrived. the suspect has gone -- is missing now. he's wanted for a killing i
NBC
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
address provided. someone chose to make their own set of rules, ignoring the rules that the rest of us must follow. it's clear to us that the system was bypassed intentionally. the edwards' showed us pge and bills and they submitted everything on time to register the girls before the august 20th start of school niem maybe it's liability or feels to them like a big burden to have to protect them. these are children with a life-threatening condition. they'd rather just not deal with it. >> can you understand that? >> no. i think children have the right to be in school. >> the family which hired an attorney last month told me today that it plans on filing a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit monday morning. as for the issue of food allergy accommodation, i checked with the state, the department of health or department of education, neither tracks this issue and says it's up to each individual school district to come up with a food allergy guideline. live in laos gatos, stephanie trung. >>> a teacher and april principal, it stems from a teacher, craig chandler who taught at an elementa
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, so that could potentially put us some more stronger weather right across gilroy as we head throughout the next 20 to 50 minutes. it does not look as strong as at 3:30 to 4:30 this afternoon, but it's more wet weather on top of the already saturated ground that left over one inch of rain. isolated flooding problems may be a concern for tonight in morgan hill and also for gilroy. here's our storm photos coming in. this one shows us quarter to marble-sized hail and nuke russ pictures coming into facebook of streets covered, lawns covered and minor car damage out here. not only gilroy with with the hail reports, but we got in from los gatos penny-sized hail coming in. we'll have it all hour coming up. >> thanks so much, jeff. >>> they are still alive. the giants won again today to force a winner-take-all game five tomorrow against cincinnati. let's go live to cincinnati where scott reese has reaction from the giants. they brought their bats today. what a game. >> reporter: they found their bats, which is a great thing after totaling five hits in the last two games, although the
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
her own home. nbc bay area's stephanie chuang joins us with the latest. stephan stephanie. >> reporter: picking a lock, breaking down a back door, the home invasion reported monday morning is part of a growing trend in san jose. burglaries are up in two parts of willow glen and 45% up citywide. >> we're down 340 officers and we're down gang enforcement teams, burglaries are up 150% in areas of evergreen. >> reporter: james gonzalez says the last straw came in june when the city council rejected adding six officers to the burglary investigation unit. even a councilman says the city hasn't made public safety its top priority. >> i think that's probably why we see an increase in burglary. >> reporter: a councilwoman says adding those officers would have taken men and women off the streets and accuses the union of waging a political campaign against her using skewed statistics. >> i find it disingenuous that the police union is accusing me of not supporting them or not acknowledging certain numbers when they are waging a campaign of information trying to scare people using cherry picked nu
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. campaign consultants are using staff members in the adds posing as real drivers and college students. >> i'm brandy and i'm a recent college graduate from san diego. >> this add looks like your typical pitch to voters. on the fence, about a state weight measure regulating car insurance. >> consumer watch dog group claims the add and others like it are anything but typical. from what we found online, our employees, and yeah, we did use them and they were not paid for that. it highlights the fact that the actors believe what they were saying. they don't receive compensation in the adds. we asked him about the intent of the law. >> if you are a dack toctor, cer someone with credibility but aren't getting paid for your opinion. >> this is a copy of the consumer watch dog's formal complai complaint, instead, consumer watch dog is arguing that the actors are agents of a group that according to these official documents has taken in $5,000 to run the campaign. regardless of whether or not this has determined to be the came pain campaign for noor not, it is an ethical boundary. >> we still th
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
>> good evening thank you for joining us. >> tonight marks the one-year anniversary, the problem was the damage done by the protesters. now oakland residents and businesses are hoping to avoid more damage. but many of those protesters are back in oakland. the protest is scheduled for 7:00 tonight. kimberly tere joins us for the latest. >> reporter: raj, occupy supporters started gathering about 3:00 this afternoon. right now they're all the way on the other end of the plaza discussing exactly what their plans will be later on tonight. tentatively, it is to head out into down and march, starting at 7:00. >> i think the message today is a very basic one that is just violence versus nonviolence. you know? it has been an issue with the police here. it has been an issue within the movement sometimes perhaps. and it is something that, something that we need to address as a movement. >> one year ago today, police and occupy supporters clash as law enforcement moved in to clear out an encampment outside oakland city hall. arresting nearly 100 people. that raid was followed by angry demon
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
personal income taxes using a sliding scale. diane? >> kimberly, thank you. >>> in the race for the white house, president obama, there we go. all right, president obama is clearing his clenpder for the next three days to prepare for tuesday's debate. he used his weekly address to take credit for the rejuvenated auto industry. >> more than a million jobs across country were on the line and not just auto jobs but the jobs of teachers, small business owners, and everyone in communities that depend on this great american industry. but we refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. we refuse to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american workers and american ingenuity and three years later, that bet is paying off in a big way. >> mitt romney and his running mate are both in the swing state of ohio this weekend. romney spoke to a large crowd, you can see there. hammered the president on china, job creation and the taxes. >> and then, of course, he says he's going to raise taxes. does anyone really think raising taxes on anyone helps get more people to work? the president's plan is statu
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
shouldn't use force when it's not reasonable to do so. you shouldn't be stopping people on the damn street because they're black when they haven't done anything else. >> reporter: civil rights attorney john burris says time's up for making mandated changes. he says opd has had a decade to make reforms. he plans to file a motion today requesting at least a partial federal takeover of the police department. >> maybe someone need to come in and tell them what they must do. and that is the approach that we think a receiver would do. he would give orders. >> i'm still confident by the end of the year we can avoid it. >> reporter: the mayor and chief they they believe the department is moving the right direction and will work to keep opd under local control. >> we don't know what form it will take. obviously i think that the chief's made progress. i don't want his work to be undermined. >> reporter: a federal hearing on this matter is scheduled for december 13. we understand the judge is expected to make a decision on the issue of receivership in december. again, the chief and the mayor b
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
area's kimberly tere joins us with the excitement. who did you talk with? >> reporter: it was awesome out here. there were hundreds of fans here to welcome back this team. we spoke with bruce bochy who says this team plays as much for themselves as they do for the fans. and they can't wait to celebrate with them come wednesday. the crowd, though, quickly dispersed behind me as soon as the team took off. fans say they wanted to be here. some showing up as early as 3:00 a.m. to welcome back the world series champs and give them a proper welcome home. the giants did not keep their fans waiting. mvp pablo sandoval was one of the first off the bus, sharing the world series trophy with the crowd, followed by other players and giants execs. >> we overcame some pretty difficult situations. it makes it that much more sweet, when you're able to get to this point. really, like i said, it's very humbling. i can't believe it, and just grateful to be a part of this group. >> it's great for the organization, more so great for our northern california region and san francisco. our fan base is maybe the be
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Oct 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
strong pattern. it's not only going to bring us rain and wind for the bay area, the first significant fall snow in the sierra and maybe even thunderstorms. it does look like we're going to get in the start of the game on a dry note but a big change as we get so the workweek. we will time line all of that for you in the seven-day forecast coming up in few minutes. >> thank you, rob. >>> happening now, crews are hard at work on the san mateo bridge which is closed until monday. looking live at the bridge is a little eerie in this sunshine. but caltrans crews are replacing the deck and seismic joints. the bridge should reopen by the 5:00 hour. by monday morning, then it will close again next weekend. if you need to get somewhere without the san mateo bridge, you can highs highway 237 as your alternate route. >>> investigators are working to figure out what went wrong after a crash in san jose that left three people dead. around 12:45 this morning, investigators say a career ended an suv parked on the right-hand shoulder of highway 101 just north of blossom hill. the driver, a 58-year-old
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